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All her hair was loose over her shoulders. Intense organized suppression has existed in situations in which scientific and technological advances can threaten economic empires, but many areas of science are not seen as threatening, and reconstructing Earth�s distant past and the journey of life on Earth is one of those nonthreatening areas.� I have never heard of a classified fossil site or a Precambrian specialist being threatened or bought out in order to keep him/her silent.� There is more controversy with human remains and artifacts, but I am skeptical of popular works that argue for technologically advanced ancient civilizations and related notions.� Something closer to �pure science� can be practiced regarding those ancient events without the threat of repercussions or the enticements of riches and Nobel Prizes .� Much of this essay�s subject matter deals with areas in which the distortions of political-economic racketeering have been muted and the theories and tools have been relatively unrestricted.

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